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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Luang Prabang

Madeleine Giteau.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 648 words.

City in northern Laos. According to the Lao dynastic chronicles, Luang Prabang was founded by two hermits at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers near a mai thong tree covered...

Calicut

Walter Smith.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 601 words.

[now Kozhikode]

City on the Malabar Coast of Kerala, India. According to the 14th-century Moroccan traveller Ibn Battuta, Calicut, a major port by 1342, was India’s principal...

Champaigne, de family

Nicolas Sainte Fare Garnot.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 3833 words.

French family of painters of Flemish origin. (1) Philippe de Champaigne was celebrated for his portraits and for his religious compositions and landscapes, as well as large-scale...

Bishnupur

G. Bhattacharya.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art. 396 words.

[anc. Viṣṇupura]

Town in Bankura District, West Bengal, India. It flourished in the 17th and 18th centuries as the capital of the Malla rulers. Bishnupur is protected by earthen...

Quilon

M. E. Heston.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 310 words.

[Skt Kōḷamba; Malayalam Kollam]

Port and capital of Quilon District in Kerala, south-west India. The Kollam Era, established in ad 825, was the ancient chronological system of...

Panauti

Erberto F. Lo Bue.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art. 607 words.

Nepalese site in Bagmati Province, 38 km south-east of Kathmandu. It is known particularly for its 13th-century temple and as a place of pilgrimage, although by the late 20th century it...

Affandi, Kusuma

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; South and Southeast Asian Art. 355 words.

Indonesian, 20th century, male.

Born 1907, in Cirebon (Java); died 1990.

Painter. Figures, scenes with figures, nudes.

Affandi worked at the Seni Rupa Academy in...

Tayob, (Abdool) Aziz

C. J. M. Walker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; African Art (Sub-Saharan); South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 283 words.

(Ahmed)

(b Pietersburg, Transvaal, Aug 10, 1941).

South African architect. He was the first South African of Indian origin to qualify as an architect in South Africa....

Asian modern and contemporary art

John Clark.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 1867 words.

Asian modern and contemporary art is a discursive field because of its potential critique of existing art historical concepts, structures of knowledge and curatorial categories. It is...

Bux [Buksh], Allah

Marcella Nesom-Sirhandi.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 441 words.

(b Wazirabad, 1895; d Lahore, 1978).

Pakistani painter and etcher. Apprenticed at age five to Master Abdulla, a Mughal miniature artist of Lahore, by age fourteen Bux had...

Heyboer, Anton

Hans Ebbink.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Prints and Printmaking; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art. 430 words.

(b Sabang, Dutch East Indies [now Indonesia], Feb 9, 1924; d Den Ils, Netherlands, April 9, 2005).

Dutch printmaker and painter. His experience in a Nazi concentration camp in...

Cochin

Clare Harris and M. E. Heston.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: South and Southeast Asian Art; Christian Art; East Asian Art; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400). 1193 words.

[Kuchi Bandar]

City on the coast of Kerala, India. Facing the Arabian Sea, Cochin experienced strong contacts with Europe and other parts of Asia from early times, and signs of...

Alchi

W. A. P. Marr.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art; East Asian Art. 391 words.

Buddhist monastery in a small valley on the left bank of the River Indus, c. 64 km west of Leh in Ladakh, India. Tradition attributes the monastery’s origin to the Tibetan scholar and...

Transculturalism in Asian diasporic art

Alice Ming Wai Jim.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; South and Southeast Asian Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art; East Asian Art. 2285 words.

Transculturalism proposes an approach to contemporary Asian art practices that addresses the conditions defining the modern experience of Asian artists living and working outside of...